Top 2016 Trends for the Consumer IoT - Parks Associates

May 6, 2016

With the exception of smartphones, no other device ecosystem connects so many touchpoints across consumers’ lives as does the car. Cars connect consumers’ home and work lives and connect community residents with their local infrastructure. Car-generated data will increasingly enrich connected solutions outside the car, while also offering an interaction touch point for those external solutions from within the car. Over 40 million U.S. vehicles will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2015.

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